The University of Toledo Medical Center provides the following list of trusted resources available for our patients:
- American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation The AACPR is dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients and their families.
- American College of Sports Medicine The American College of Sports Medicine web site provides public awareness and education about the positive aspects of physical activity for people of all ages, from all occupations.
- American Heart Association The American Heart Association Web site provides a wealth of information from disease and conditions, to quizzes and nutritional guidelines.
- American Society of Hypertension The American Society of Hypertension (ASH) was founded in 1985 as a Society dedicated to clinical and basic research, and education in hypertension, related cardiovascular disease and vascular health. This link will take you to a page on the ASH web site with information for the general public and patients.
- American Stroke Association This association is a division of the American Heart Association dedicated to education, prevention and research. Many patient resources and real life stories from people who have had strokes are available on this site.
- Dysautonomia Youth Network of America, Inc. The DYNA is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving individuals with dysautonomia. DYNA provides a support network and strives to heighten awareness of dysautonomia conditions within the pediatric and medical communities.
- Heart Failure Society of America The Heart Failure Society of America site provides section of questions and answers regarding heart failure as well as educational tools and brochures.
- The Mended Hearts, Inc. A volunteer organization consisting of people who have heart disease, their spouses, family members, medical professionals and other interested individuals.
- National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute The NHLB is a division of the National Institute of Health. Educational tutorials, recipes, health assessment tools and research information is available on this web site.
- STARS A national non-profit organization provides information and support for those suffering from Syncope, Reflex Anoxic Seizures, Blackouts and unexplained loss of consciousness.